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the president to flood the market with some of the u.s. strategic petroleum reserve, with 727 million barrels of oil, it's the largest on the planet. >> i do believe that the announcement of a strategic petroleum reserve sale would help to moderate escalating prices. >> reporter: but experts differ on how much of a real impact that oil would have on gas prices. >> a lot of what's happening is fear. what could go wrong? but maybe it reduces a little bit of that fear. >> reporter: the president's response? not yet. and diane, unless things in the middle east worsen, analysts tell us that these gas price hikes will probably take a bite out of the economic recovery but probably won't cripple it. diane? >> okay, matt. something else is heading higher today, as well, welcome news. jobs. a strong 192,000 new jobs added last month. unemployment dropping to 8.9 percent. david muir is checking in. >> reporter: for millions of americans this has been a very long road back to finding a job. and all of us have been watching that one number, the average time to find a job. 37 weeks now. but tonight, these
boehner instead wants the ceremony at arlington national cemetery. the bodies of prominent u.s. citizens like rosa parks have been displayed in the capitol rotunda. his funeral is scheduled march 15. >>> a virginia teenage girl attacked a teacher in the classroom. a 17-year-old high school students punched the teacher several times in the face tuesday afternoon. criminal charges are pending against the student. the school district says the girl also faces long-term suspension or even expulsion. >>> metro passengers will brace for more sat down sand delays this weekend. the agency is getting to work on the orange, blue, and red lines. mike conneen joins us from new carrollton with what it means for passengers. >> it is complying with recommendations for the ntsb. passengers will use free shuttle buses available this weekend. metro is telling them to add an extra 40 minutes to their weekend commute. >> i don't have a car. >> it is another weekend, another round of metro track maintenance. >> i will have to pick up my >> 10:00 p.m. tonight through sunday night, the orange line is closed fro
they counted 25 victim so far. one spoke with us about a photo shoot that she described as terrifying. it was not the first time the 23-year-old had worked with him. but it was certainly the last. the waitress and her cousin went to the photographer's home for a photo shoot in january. >> they recommended him. >> when she went into an upstairs changing room, they discovered a video camera recording their every move. >> i picked up the camera and zairean dropped everything and walk upstairs. he freaked out. >> faulkner told some of the 25 models identified so far that he was taking their photos for a calendar. the spokesman told us that faulkner was not an employee the and they do not hire free-lance photographers. a search warrant of his home turned up a collection of vhs tapes, digital images, and hard drives. >> there are thousands of images on those hard drives. >> faulkner try to hide the evidence. >> he erased the files, but he did not wipe them out. >> even though you are sitting with someone that is supposed to be a professional, it is not always the case. >> we tried to talk t
the middle east today, as the u.s. says mommar gadhafi must go. >>> protest nation. wisconsin's two-week sit-in reaches a turning point. while riot police are called to a campus in california. >>> and reaction, letting in after a star athlete is kicked off his team for having premarital sex. >>> and good morning, everyone. i'm mike marusarz, in for rob nelson. >> and i'm peggy bunker. it's a critical day in libya, as protesters are now being urged to demonstrate their anger. that turnout could show whether mommar gadhafi has control. >> and president obama has a tough, new message for the libyan leader. emily schmidt has the details from washington. emily? >> reporter: president obama says there's a danger of a stalemate in libya that could turn bloody. so, for the first time, he's officially saying how the u.s. weighs in. there are reports of new libyan government air strikes on rebel forces trying to get reinforcements on the ground. now, the rebels are getting verbal reinforcements from washington. for the first time, president obama has publicly called on libya's leader to step down. >>
th and get a $25 coupon good on your next order. just use your card and save on practonally the whole aisle. i'm saving money at the register, and that really works for me. more savings every time you shop with your giant card. >> get more news and sheen at abcnews.com. >>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's friday, march 4th. and this morning, president obama comes out swinging. saying, it's time for gadhafi to go. and do new jobs numbers point to a real bounce for our economy? >>> the sex scandal and the star college basketball player. this morning, school officials speak out about the policy spotlight just before march madness. >>> and meet wall-e, the wonder puppy. the pound tried to kill him twice and he wouldn't die. and he's here this morning. >>> a big night for little lady gaga. we were on stage with her when she met her idol. ♪ i was born this way >>> goosebumps is right. that was something. maria aragon. you met her here last week. and last night in toronto, she sang with lady gaga. she danced. and made lady gaga cry one more
, the dramatic rescues from a southeast apartment complex. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us, i am alison starling. >> i am greta kreuz. we will check in with lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> another chilly start today, but not as cold as a yesterday at. right now, as 30 degrees in hagerstown, 32 in the district, 34 in lexington park. we don't have a wind chill that we dealt with yesterday. high temperatures today near 50. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. we will have partial sunshine throughout the day. mostly cloudy tomorrow on saturday with high temperatures near 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. on sunday that looks like when we will have rain showers. moderate and maybe heavy showers moving through the region saturday night and throughout the day on sunday. >>> edsall road is still closed where they had the big water main break yesterday in alexandria. they are paving the road. that's van dorn street to pickett st. >>> keep an eye on traffic around the beltway, looks great across the american legion bridge. this report is in springfield, virginia. back
's not clear what caused the fire. >>> one of two u.s. airman killed outside an airport in frankfurt was from greene county in central virginia. people there this morning are in mourning. 21-year-old zachary cuddeback was in a bus with 14 other enforcement when a gunman opened fire. he graduated from william monroe high school and he played football and ice hockey. >> he was the kind of kid always pleasant and respectful. >> very spirited, polite. >> if these local i probably know his mom and dad. >> the alleged gunman is an ethnic albanian. uka is believed to be a recently radicalized muslim. german authorities said that he confessed to targeting u.s. military members. if they believe he acted alone. >>> president obama called for an end to moammar gaddafi's rein in libya. this comes amid a wave of arrests, killings, and experiences in the country's capital. >> his opponents are trying to organize new protests. emily schmidt has the latest. >> there are reports of new libyan government airstrikes. rebel forces trying to get reinforcements on the ground. now the rebels are getting pretty rein
am alison starling. thanks for joining us had thought the clock on this friday. we will check in with lisa baden shortly. we have a wet weekend ahead? >> the second half of the weekend will be a washout. it looks likely that we will have moderate to heavy rain showers moving through on sunday. a slow-moving frontal boundary. so the rain will linger all day long. 26 in leesburg, 29 in germantown, 30 in newington, 28 in washington, virginia. partial sunshine. fair amount of clouds overhead. temperatures near 50 degrees. that is average. limited sunshine to model with high temperatures near 60. not a bad saturday. on sunday, periods of rain, heavy at times. >>> minor crash on the george washington parkway northbound leaving reagan national airport. accident is after 395, but before the memorial bridge. nothing unusual on the highway. the pace of traffic looks great for a friday morning on 270 at 109. no troubles in the district, along 14th street. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top story this half- hour, picketing at the washington hospital. 1500 workers are going to begin a
controversial videos made on a u.s. aircraft carrier. >> john hendren has the details in washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. the navy found 25 raunchy videos were made aboard the "uss enterprise" and concluded senior officers fell far short of the standards navy holds for professional behavior and conduct. from ship to shore, it was a national embarrassment. crude language, riske shower scenes and one gay slur after another. >> let's ask the checkmates about being gay. that's not a good idea, is it. >> reporter: the man in the hugh hefner robe lost his command of the "uss enterprise" in january, shortly after this in-ship videos were made public by the virginiaen pilot newspaper. >> the investigation confirmed the profound lack of judgment on the part of captain honors, then serving as executive officer in "uss enterprise." >> reporter: though well liked by his crew -- >> i did not find him offensive in any way. i felt like he was doing it just to boost ship morale, that's it. >> reporter: the navy issued report on the videos. nonpunitive letters of caution to 32 ot
, where does that leave real girls? >> there's probably 20-plus girls at my high school. >> i wasn't using anything, like protection or anything, birth control, condoms, anything like that. >> reporter: in georgia, teen pregnancy rates are nearly a quarter higher than the national average in the town of rome, it's so prevalent a support of 40 teens meepts twice a month. >> a bag full of baby girl stuff here. >> reporter: michelle is the founder of the group. >> there is no fear and shame in teen pregnancy anymore. seeing all the teen moms in the media, it's desensitized them. >> reporter: all the girls here follow "teen mom" in the gossip pages and on television. >> my name is whitney and i'm a country girl from the southern town of rome, georgia. >> in fact, there's a star among them. whitney was on "16 and pregnant," the original mtv documentary that launched the "teen mom" sensation. >> people think it's so cool that i was on tv. >> reporter: she says she was excited to participate in the real life morality tale. >> you don't have to have sex if you do have sex, be smart. this is what h
. >> americans are our friends and have helped us. i can never agree with what has happened. >> he is accused of firing nine rounds, leaving two dead and two wounded. he is being held on two counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder. >>> controversy on capitol hill over a ceremony honoring the last world war world and one veteran. frank buckles died sunday at age 110. despite a resolution to allow him to lie in the capitol rotunda, house speaker john boehner is against the idea. he was to hold the ceremony at arlington national secretary. they say area may not be able to handle the volume of mourners expected. >>> a new national survey finds new -- finds teenagers are not having sex. it is an increase of about 6%. it is double for high school students. the study says emphasis played a significant role in abstinence. >>> more reason to get a good night's sleep. a third of americans sleep less than seven hours a night. that is linked to poor concentration and memory lapses. americans have trouble concentrating and 18% have trouble remembering things. >>> students at george washington
. they need labor concessions. >> we have a very thin margin in our medical practice and we use it to invest in the hospital. >> pickets continue with no resolution in sight. both sides remain in disagreement over a new contract, they do agree that once this labor dispute is resolved, there likely will be friction between the nurses that went out on strike and those who showed up for work. >>> a major step forward today for same-sex marriage in maryland's greg they voted in favor of the same-sex measure -- marriage bill. the senate has already approved the measure. gov. martin o'malley says that he will sign it. >>> a positive sign that the economy is turning around. the unemployment rate had dropped to 8.9%, the lowest rate in nearly two years. there was a hiring spree last month. experts say business and retailers are expanding. they warned, however, the recession is not over. >>> conducted on a story that we first told you about at 5:00. a man has been rescued from this side of the new york high rise. the men were on a broken and suspended scaffolding there for an hour. the arrested man h
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